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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
before imagination and creativity have crashed. largely -- 90% of the people educated -- that's what i never took a course in english at the university because i feared the deadening effect of the conventional view of literature. i'm glad i did it. i took the examination. >> it worked out pretty well for you. >> exactly. i'm how to write and i have my own idea that i didn't need to listen to the conventional wisdom i already knew was wrong last night. >> i take issue with the idea we have a scientifically -- i don't think we have a scientific illiterate populace but it looks that way because we're the most sophisticated scientific structure organization. the science community in the world over the world has ever seen in this country. and so i agree there is a gap between the professional and the public come and that's a problem but i don't think -- there is a certain amount of illiteracy. all kinds of illiteracy among all populace this large. it's just there's this big difference between us. the question there is -- >> the decline do in both scientific funding, awareness, and ambition
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
training to multiple levels of professional military education across our force. to include training for men and women who are about to assume command and serve if key leader and noncommission officer missions. victim care is central to our approach. we implemented a new approach tata provides victims an option to transfer to a different location. we've established a certification program, and we've expanded the dod's self-help line to help transitioning service members who have experienced sexual assault. as i conclude, i want the commission to know that i have not come here today to minimize the problem of sexual assault in the military. we recognize we have a serious problem and will continue to confront the brutal realities of this problem and remain persistent in all our efforts until we eliminate sexual assault from our ranks. i've detailed the specifics and some of the other programs and initiatives in my submitted written statement. i thank you for your attention and look forward to your questions. >> thank you, general. dr. galbraith, please proceed. >> members of the commis
Jan 16, 2013 7:30am EST
-standing commitment for education, and i know he recently took time out to do a town hall meeting for k-12 teachers. and so i'm particularly please today that joining us in the audience is an advanced placement economics class from chelsea high school. a special welcome to you. we're delighted to have you with us. a word about our format. for the first portion of our time, dr. bernanke will join me here on the stage in a conversation about a number of economic issues. for the rest of the time he has graciously agreed to take questions from the audience. and so around 4:30 our staff will be coming through the aisle to collect question cards from you. those of you who are watching online or even those of you in the audience are welcome to tweet your questions to us as well, using #fordschoolbernanke. professors kathryn dominguez and justin wolfers will collect question, along with two of our graduate students, david allen and curtis smith. and now it is my great pleasure and honor to welcome to the stage chairman ben bernanke. [applause] >> susan, before we get started i wanted to just take a minute
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
that individuals across the country b have access to affordable housing and quality education. senator schumer invited him to open the luncheon with a prayer in recognition of his, you know, long history of service. >> and i would, and if i would just really quick, um, this doesn't speak specifically to the hispanic-american community, but in shuffling my shot notes i -- shuffling my notes i did miss the fact we wanted to make sure everyone knew that merely evers williams who is the widow of slain civil rights leader med garre can evers will also be kicking it off. and this ties into the fact that this is an event that looks back at the history of our country as well as forward where the president wants to take the country, so we think that'll be a nice nod towards the civil rights movement and the part it's played not only in the president's life, but also in the country's life. >> why don't we go to this side over here. sir? >> my name is -- [inaudible] and i just want to know how many foreign dignitaries are coming and if there is a list for us and when will we see that? >> foreign dignitar
Jan 17, 2013 2:00am EST
and reinvigorating the state board of education. these historic reforms were essentials changes necessary to insure success for our children. . .
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